1. Brain

    Charging up the brain for reading

    Some kids can become better readers if they learn how written letters match up with speech sounds.

  2. Brain

    Grannies give gift of longer life

    Kids tend to live longer when a grandmother takes part in their daily lives.

  3. Brain

    Reading Verbs Revs Up Your Brain

    Silently reading the word "dance" gets your brain to react as though you're really dancing.

  4. Brain

    What Video Games Can Teach Us

    If used in the right way, video and computer games can inspire learning and improve some skills.

  5. Brain

    The Violent Side of Video Games

    Playing video games and watching TV and movies can change the way we act, think, and feel.

  6. Brain

    Worry seems to shorten a timid rat’s life

    Rats that prefer familiar settings tend to die younger than do more adventurous rats.

  7. Brain

    Brain signals attention disorder

    Children with attention disorders appear to have less tissue in certain parts of their brain.

  8. Brain

    Memories are made with sleep

    Sleep can rescue memories that are starting to fade.

  9. Brain

    Grades Slipping? Check for Snoring

    Children who snore a lot are more likely to struggle with their schoolwork.

  10. Genetics

    A DNA Clue to Reading Troubles

    Scientists have identified a gene involved in a learning disorder called dyslexia.

  11. Brain

    Seniors Who Care Live Longer

    Older people who took care of others lived longer than those who were less helpful.

  12. Tech

    Cell phones and possible health hazards

    Radiation from some cell phones appears to kill brain cells in rats.